China’s Xiaofei Wang beat Great Britain’s Jack Pinnington-Jones 4-0 4-0 in the final of the Longines Future Tennis Aces tournament, held in Paris.åÊ


After two days of tournament at the foot of the Eiffel Tower, both players proved worthy finalists, having beaten 14 other under 13-year-olds to the final , but Jack Pinnington-Jones seemingly never found his swing, with Xiaofei Wang eventually running away with the final.åÊ

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In Paris, Pinnington-Jones told Sportsvibe that it was incredibly frustrating not to find the form he had shown previously.

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He said: “Yeah, it’s extremely disappointing. I know I’m much better but I couldn’t get going.”

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He added: “I was clawing at it but I just couldn’t reach out and take it. But I’ve thoroughly enjoyed myself and how far I got.”

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After the final, both finalists took part in an exhibition match with the patron of this year’s tournament Arnaud ClÌ©ment and fellow French tennis player MichaÌÇl Llodra. They were then each presented with a Longines watch and their runner-up and winner’s trophies.

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The winner Xiaofei will also have the great honor of doing the coin toss for Sunday‰Ûªs second match, on the Philippe-Chatrier court, as well as receiving an annual bursary until his 16th birthday, a huge symbol of support from Longines.